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Aug 26, 2011 9:00am EDT
came just hours after josh powell's father, steve powell, leveled allegations against his missing daughter-in-law. >> she was open to me sexually, mentally, whatever. >> reporter: steve powell claims josh's wife often tried to seduce him and admits he openly made sexual advances toward susan. >> i wasn't going to turn down an opportunity with this beautiful woman, even though she was my son's wife. i'm sorry. she is just a wonderful person, and i enjoyed it. >> reporter: jennifer graves is steve powell's estranged daughter and a close friend of susan's. she said susan complained to her about her father-in-law's inappropriate advances. >> susan never told me about any inappropriate relationship. my dad never told me about any inappropriate relationship. >> reporter: disgusted and outraged by the salacious claims, susan's father, chuck cox, claims the racy allegations against susan are despicable and outright lies. he says the police seizure at his son-in-law's home is progress. >> it makes me much more comfortable if the journals are in their hands than in steve and josh's hands. >
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Aug 25, 2011 7:00am EDT
about his bombshell book. >>> and a visionary resigns. steve jobs, the genius behind the iphone and ipad steps down as apple's ceo saying he no longer can meet the duties of his job. the decision about his health, and the impact on his company, today, thursday august 25, 20 1 11. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> i'm david gregory in for matt on a very busy news morning. take a look at the conditions right now in the bahamas. hurricane irene has slammed the island chain. there are reports that 90% of the homes on two of the islands there have been severely daniel. >> that word is chilling for a lot of people along the coast bracing for irene. just this morning, the first hurricane watch was posted for the outer banks of north carolina where evacuations are currently under way. >> already under way. but the real threat could be to the u.s. right here in the northeast as we've been talking about all morning. the most significant hurricane potentially to threaten this area in two decades. experts are war
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Aug 25, 2011 7:00am PDT
about his bombshell book. >>> and the visionary resigns. steve job, the genius behind the iphone and ipad steps down as apple's ceo saying he can no longer meet the duties of his job. what his decision is saying about his health and the impact on his company today, thursday, august 25, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today." it's 7:00 on the west coast on this thursday. i'm ann curry. >> i'm in for matt on what is a very busy news day. look at the conditions now in nassau and the bahamas as hurricane irene lashes. there are reports that 90% of the homes on two of the southern islands there have been severely damaged. >> the destruction is a chilling bit of news for people all along the east coast who are now bracing for irene. a hurricane watch issued overnight has been issued for the outer banks of north carolina where evacuations are now under way, as you can see from that video. it is a very important moment. >> as we've been talking about all morning the rea
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Aug 4, 2011 7:00am EDT
and her new attorney steve sadal is joining us from atlanta. good morning to all of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning to you again, steve. choosing probation means this is all over behind you. choosing a new trial brings a lot of emotional risks and legal risks. what is your decision? >> well, i have decided to go along with a new trial. >> why is that? >> because the first what you said about the emotional risk and the legal risk versus just letting it be over as i mentioned before going through things like this makes you a heck of a lot tougher. and by all means, you know, you don't want to wake up in the morning with that hanging over your head. it's bad enough to wake up every morning knowing that you will never see them again. and the conviction hanging there also, it's -- that will be a little bit more emotional in the long run. it's going to stay forever, along with the fact that he's gone. >> to make that decision, you have to have some faith. no, if, in fact, the justice system mistreated you last time, it won't again? >> that's a risk i'm willing to
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Aug 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
. and steve jobs' retirement from april is making his childhood home a tourist magnet. we'll take you out to where the fateful are flocking. more local news coming up in just 30 minutes. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. morning, august 27, 2011. this morning, breaking news on hurricane irene. you're looking there at live picture from atlantic beach, north carolina and nags head, north carolina, where the effects from irene are easy to see. it's expected to make landfall later this morning. we'll have live reports from north carolina and the heart of the storm in just a few moments. >>> back inside studio 1a, i'm amy robach with carl quintanilla who's in for lester holt. >> a state of
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Aug 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >> reporter: but the father of another victim, steve branch, says he believes they did it. >> if these animals are released you're just going to give the keys to everybody on death row right now. >> reporter: the deal saves face for both sides. prosecutors insist the three were the killers, but their lawyers say the state would never let them out if it was convinced of their guilt. the men themselves say they'll keep fighting to prove their innocence, leaving some to wonder, who killed those boys. for "today," pete williams, nbc news, washington. >> joe burlinger and bruce anoski are directors of paradise lost, a documentary that sparked widespread support for the possibility of the memphis three's innocence. they also produced a follow-up documentary and a third installment that will air this january on hbo. joe and bruce, good morning to you. >> thanks for having us. >> good morning. >> how are you? >> i'm doing great. i know you were there when the three men, damien echols, jason baldwin and jessie misskelley learned they were able to walk free after 18 years behind bars. you
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Aug 25, 2011 9:00am EDT
steve jobs has resigned. he can no longer handle the job, but does plan to stay on as the chairman of the board. steve jobs has a long history of serious medical problems, including pancreatic cancer. >>> casey anthony has started her one-year probation in a florida check fraud case. anthony who was acquitted last month of murdering her daughter reported to officials last night after a court rejected her appeal of the probation sentence. the court of inquiries ruled that the former commander of the aircraft carrier that produced run a chi videos can remain in the navy. but the panel said captain owen honors committed conduct unbecoming of a naval officer. >>> merriam-webster has new terms, bromance, fist pump, robo calls, and tweet. and a visitor checked into the hospital. a deer got into the emergency room's automatic doors, wandered through the hallways before ushered out by staff members. he got a clean bill of health. it's six minutes past the hour. let's go back outside to ann and david. >> looked like a young deer. >> very young. big ears. >> cute. >> thanks a lot, natalie. spea
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Aug 10, 2011 9:00am EDT
skype again. we want to check in with steve. he's calling -- checking in from fayetteville, north carolina. steve, how's it going? >> i'm good. how are you? >> great. what's your question? >> my question is, i'm about to enter a two-year college program with a projected cost of $14,000. my wife and i have about $19,000 in the bank, and after last week only about $4,000 in stocks. but we have no debt other than our mortgage. we may need some of that money though for living expenses. my question is, should i get a student loan or should i wait until our money runs out? >> sharon? >> my first question in ters of the money you have in the stock market was this money for retirement or money you always planned to use for education coming up? >> it's always been planned to use for education. >> it probably should not have been in the stock market in the last couple of years if you were planning to go to college right now. that is money you probably will have to take out of the stock market, as you said, that you will have to pay for. but i think the first thing you need to do is see if y
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Aug 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
for steve and joseph, the rolling backpack, with wheels and handles. when they're little, it can get a little heavy. the rule is when shopping, the backpack shouldn't weigh more than 10% of the child's body weight when it's loaded. >> they do so much damage to their spines and necks. >> for the girl, a fun option, down on the corner is land's end. nice graphic detail with trim. it can be personalized. this one, for the fashionistas, they'll go ga ga for these details. >> this is skip haas oil bag. i love the detail. the colors, it's sweet, its nice am compact, it can still fit the essentials. this is built's scatter dot bag. and down in front, a lot of little pirate-lovers out there, that one is from steven joseph. >> i like the freezer packs that you put in. >> there was a study recently that said 98% of kids lunches are at room temperature. which is unsafe for perishable items. you want to get something like these freezer packs to add in. these are affordable from target and container store. >> this is a new spin win on make today's fun. and blank ones that parents can personalize.
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Aug 5, 2011 7:00am EDT
9.1% to 9.1%. to keep it in context, let's check in with cnbc senior economics reporter steve lease m leisman. >> we were up 117,000, and a lot of that, while it was weaker than it should have been because the government is laying off 39,000 and 37,000. we had positive revisions upward to the prior month. so all of this is pretty good news. i think the market is going to feel like it dodged a bullet today with the unemployment rate ticking down to 9.1%. we were really worried about another recession here. these kind of numbers are together with upward revision of 60,000 to the prior month suggesting that maybe we're not so fast falling off a cliff into a recession, natalie. >> all right. good news in all of this economic turmoil we've been seeing. thanks so much. >>> extreme heat is once again pi baking the south with a dozen states with heat advisories. dallas tops 100 degrees thursday for the 41st day in a row. the demand for power to run air conditioners and fans have utility companies warning that wide spread outages are possible today. we're going to have more on this in a live r
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Aug 13, 2011 5:00am PDT
campaigns try to see how many they k bring to ames. in 1999, george w. bush and steve forbes spent millions at this thing, to something around $-- 10,000 to 15,000 is what many of the field experts expect here. what does that mean? means about 3,000, 3,500 votes could win this thing. the goal is to identify every single one. campaigns today -- no, probably the exact number of people that will be here because they've bought the tickets and personally been handing them out. >> then i know winning here is relative. that if you're in the top three, you're likely in good shape. who are likely to be the top three? >> reporter: the thinking is that it's ron paul, michele bachmann, and tim pawlenty in some order. they've poured the most resources into this event. they are buying buses. pawlenty and bachmann have bought tv advertising throughout the state to get folks here. if one of those three weren't in the top three, that would be a surprise. the question is the order. interestingly enough, when you talk to unaffiliated republicans out here, they keep saying that this ron paul unlike fo
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Aug 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
, steve and daughter briana are joining us exclusi exclusively. good morning to both of you. a miracle? what other word would you use? >> you've been watching her face form over this period of time. the last time we talked to you, she was in icu. what has it been like to see her emerge again. >> it's good to see the rapid progress and a happiness -- a new hope has been sparked. and it's so nice to see her ready to get at it again. >> what about for you, steve? >> initially after the operation, she was quite sick. so i was there for like two weeks and i don't know if she said ten words to me during that time. and so from that point and now they interviewed her this morning. they got her to talk, you know, they mentioned her statements and everything. and her optimism is, you know, back again and so we're quite ecstatic. >> the idea that now there's the possibility, the beginning of her own ability to smile. i see you smiling too. and just thinking about that. what does that mean to your family? what does that mean to charla? >> just for her to make an expression, something that we've ha
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Aug 1, 2011 7:00am PDT
savings we could use to prevent new crimes and close old ones. but steve argued it's the lengthy appeals. death row inmates are executed three years after conviction. finally, pat attacked the unfairness of it all. the individuals executed are primarily people of color and poor people. the debate continues online at nbced tirls.com. >>> we're back now at 8:35 with oscar nominated octobactor jame franco. in "plan tet of the apes" he is raising a chimp named caesar as his own. when caesar gets too big will is forced to put him in a primate facility. take a look. >> caesar, it's going to be okay. everything is going to be okay. you're going to stay here now. i know. we're not going home right now. >> allow you to drag it out. i know what it is. >> james franco, good morning. >> good morning. >> i watched that just to remind yourself, this is an actor playing that character of caesar. just explain to the viewers the technology that's involved here. >> yeah. well, to me, i sound like a bit of a ne a erksnerd but the most interesting thing in the film is the way they capture the chimp.
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Aug 8, 2011 7:00am PDT
to ask me if i wanted to go to "the steve allen show" with him. i said, no, i don't think i can. i'm on my way to philadelphia to see my boyfriend. and that's when the challenge started for him. >> he was going to have his way. did you talk to elvis after that day? did you keep in touch with him? >> i got a christmas card from him once but that was it, because shortly after that i left the states, so i don't even know whether he tried to reach me or not. >> alfred, i know over the years some women have come to you and said, claiming to be the person, the woman in that photograph. >> yes. >> turns out those were not really the women. >> no. >> how did you know barbara was the real thing? >> let me put it this way, i knew that they weren't the real thing because if you look at the photograph barbara's head is at the same height as elvis. everybody thought that she was at least 5'8" or 5'9", maybe even 6 feet. turns out she's up on the landing and elvis is one step down. she's actually 5'10", she tells me. at the time i thought she was 5'11". >> 4'10". >> 4'10", right. she's a short wom
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Aug 12, 2011 4:00am EDT
president obama. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: only republican candidates in the fox debate in iowa saved their best shots for president obama. >> our president simply doesn't understand how to lead. >> and the message is this. you are finished in 2012. >> reporter: mitt romney in iowa for the first time since may got heckled. >> look, obama-care was patterned after the mitt plan in massachusetts. >> reporter: fighting to keep his campaign alive tim pawlenty pronounced no more timidity. >> her record is nonexistent. >> people are looking for a champion. they want someone that's fighting sdwroosh if that's your view of effective leadership, please stop because you're killing us. >> reporter: texas governor rick perry made clear he is going to run. perry's move mocked by a fellow texan. >> i'm pleased he is coming in because he represents the status quo. >> you raise your hand. >> reporter: all the debaters did agree to oppose tax hikes, but this has been the most contentious debate. saturday comes the iowa straw poll that is sure to spin some out of the race. i'm steve handel
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Aug 17, 2011 4:00am PDT
attack over the nation's economic slump. nbc's steve handelsman has our report. >> reporter: on his campaign style swing through the midwest president obama was in iowa, the state that put him on the path to the white house in 2008. the path rick perry hopes he's on for 2012. the texas governor was in iowa targeting barack obama. >> mr. president, you have tried now for 2 1/2 years of government creating jobs. >> reporter: here he brags about his jobs record. texas unemployment is a point lower than the u.s. average. oil companies are profitable. tax revenue has not dropped in texas. and in fact, almost all of new texas jobs are government jobs. some call perry reckless. he's standing by this charge against the federal reserve. >> printing for money to play politics at this particular time in american history is almost treacherous -- or treasonous, in my opinion. >> reporter: the president hosted an economic forum. >> we're going to make it easier for people in rural areas looking for work to find out about companies that are hiring. >> reporter: mitt romney was in new hampshire tal
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Aug 10, 2011 4:00am PDT
monday, bargain hunters pushed markets to finish tuesday with impressive gains. nbc's steve handelsman has more. >> reporter: the stock markets were bouncing back the day after the big drop as federal reserve policymakers met in washington and decided against new intervention. the fed will keep interest rates superlow as a stimulus for two more years and not buy more u.s. bonds. >> the fed is out of bullets. anything additional it can do has marginal consequences. >> reporter: hearing a negative economic prediction, the markets dropped. >> thank you for coming out. >> reporter: in iowa tea party republican michele bachmann blamed president obama for the crisis. >> president obama and the politicians have almost doubled the national debt in five years. that's why they're in trouble. >> reporter: democrats slammed the gop solution. much deeper spending cuts. >> you cannot balance the budget of the united states with 9 million to 14 million unemployed people, period. >> reporter: over standard & poor's new york office, a plane flew a banner "thanks for the downgrade. you should
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Aug 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
stepping down. legend steve jobs issued a stunning resignation as chief executive of apple, the company he co-founded in a garage. the 56-year-old survived cancer. he has been elected chairman and tim cook will serve as ceo. jobs said he could no longer, quote meet my duties and expectations as apple's ceo. >>> earlier a big jump in july durable goods orders, twice as much as expected eased double dip recession worries. many still holding out hope, chairman ben bernanke will announce it in a speech tomorrow. >>> gold, one of the steepest falls ever. after hitting a two and a half year low tuesday, bank of america shot up 11% calling speculation of a merger with rival j.p. morgan chase baseless. >>> home builder toll brothers rose 4%. else where, google will pay half a billion to settle a criminal probe into pharmacies that led to inlegal imports. >>> collective brands, the parent of payless shoe source an stride rite is closing almost 500 stores and looking to sell. >>> finally, at 500 tweets per second, tuesday's east coast earthquake traffic set a twitter record, beating out n
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Aug 3, 2011 4:30am EDT
nation's triple-a rating, and the final details of the debt deal are still unfinished. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: 11 hours before the deadline -- >> senate will come to order. >> reporter: the debt deal passed the senate easily. >> the yeas are 74, and the nays are 26. >> reporter: republicans celebrated. they say they won. >> the spending spree may actually, actually, be coming to an end. >> spend, spend, spend to cut, cut, cut. >> reporter: disrespondent democrats just got no default. >> almost everything else about this deal stinks. >> reporter: there's no new revenue, no tax hikes. >> for billionaires and multimillionaires to not be contributing to the arrangement we just made. >> reporter: president woim who signed the better averting default vowed to get the tax hikes that democrats demanded and do it this year. >> everyone is going to have to chip in. that's only fair. >> reporter: part of the debt deal is the super committee. 12 lawmakers who by december will virtually dictate deeper deficit reductions. president obama says that will require revenue hikes.
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Aug 9, 2011 4:00am EDT
the red for the moment. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: in his first reaction since standard & poor's downgraded u.s. bonds late friday, president obama rejected the double-a plus rating. >> no matter what some agency might say, we've always been and always will be a triple-a country. >> reporter: but u.s. stock markets dropped sickeningly. the dow losing 5.55%. the s&p 500, 6.6%. the biggest drops in years. gold was up to an all-team high, $1,700, a sign investors are scared. by last week's debt ceiling deal, not big or bold enough. >> no one cuts entitlement spending. no one cuts tax reform. instead republicans and democrats show an ounce of backbone and actually do what's in the interest of the american people rather than what's in their own immediate political interest, i can't argue with s&p's conclusion. >> reporter: the president said the downgrade could spur on new debt talks. >> our problems are imminently solvable, and we know what we have to do to solve it. >> reporter: that, in turn, raised the head of standard & poor's. >> it was a bit of a new sense of
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Aug 2, 2011 4:30am EDT
the 269 congress members, gabrielle giffords making a return to the capitol to cast her vote. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: finally a bipartisan debt deal through the house. >> the bill has passed and without objection. >> reporter: 174 republicans and 95 democrats voting yes, including democrat gabby giffords, back on the hill for the first time since being shot in the face in january. burned out lawmakers finally had something to applaud. [ applause ] >> reporter: many in congress heat the debt deal. >> but default for the united states of america is not an option. >> reporter: even in some in the tea party voted yes. >> it's not perfect, but it takes us down that first step to start getting out of this. >> reporter: the compromise plan would cut about $1 trillion in spending right away and form a new bipartisan super committee to find another $1.5 trillion in savings by november. senate liberals are outraged at the first round cut in social programs. >> we can do that, but we simply can't ask one more dollar of shared sacrifice from the millionaires and billionaires. >>
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Aug 4, 2011 4:00am PDT
to strong earnings driven from the call of duty game. and finally what do bill gates, steve jobs and mark zuckerberg all have this common? they top gq's list of worst dressed men in silicone valley. >>> good-bye to a football hero who became a movie star. hello to a pie in the face. and walk off winners in bean town. >>> plus, a mexican striker teaches a thing or two to europe's soccer champs. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> our record-setting heat wave continues in the east coast but the west coast is enjoying a great summer. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, a very good morning to you. if you are just waking up, this is "early today." >>> in sports alex rodriguez is known for his hollywood lifestyle off the field, but a-rod's tinseltown ways may have finally caught up with him. here's mario solis with a look at all of your sports headlines. >>> hi there. good morning. the yankees' alex rodriguez is no stranger to controversy, and now you can add gambling to the list. major league baseball is looking into allegations tha
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Aug 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
under 68. you may recall a kwchl weeks ago tiger fired his long-time caddie steve williams. well, now williams has paired up with adam scott, and scott is playing like the tiger of old. he is your leader after the first round at eight under. perhaps williams is a good luck charm. >>> the san francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver braylon edwards to a one-year contract. he caught seven touchdowns with the jets last season. >>> baseball, the cardinals molina has been suspended five games for a tantrum on tuesday night. he argued about the strike. he needed some goggles and a shower cap while listening to molina. >>> the game, a seesaw battle between rays and blue jays. toronto takes the lead in the tenth, and tampa ties it in the bottom of the eighth with a jennings homer. they exchange a pair of runs in the 11th. then in the 12th the rays finally end it. one squeezed through the hole. in comes the winning run. rays walk off with a 7-6 win. move over red sox. you got some company atop the al east. the yankees beat chicago 7-2 setting up a weekend series in boston with first plac
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Aug 26, 2011 4:00am PDT
since apple ko founder steve jobs' resignation, shares fell only slightly. a sharp drop thursday on germany's dax. a one point by as many as 5% increased jitters and selling on wall street. >>> new jobs numbers also fuelled selling. u.s. jobless claims rose last week to their highest points in five weeks, but that was largely inflated by formerly striking workers at verizon. after two days of sharp declines, gold rose more than 1%. elsewhere delta plans to spend billions buying 100 boeing 737 jets to upgrade its fleet. finally, the gas-guzzling favorite of the rich and famous is also apparently the favorite of thieves. a new study finds the cadillac escalade is the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks. >>> coming up preseason football heats up. the red sox live off the long ball, and the u.s. final is set in little league baseball. plus, the new york yankees do something that's never been done before in the entire history of baseball. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> on radar i'm tracking the sensor, the eye of hurricane irene as it heads towards n
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